[ in-staw-rey-shuh n ]
/ ˌɪn stɔˈreɪ ʃən /


renewal; restoration; renovation; repair.
Obsolete. an act of instituting something; establishment.

Origin of instauration

1595–1605; < Latin instaurātiōn- (stem of instaurātiō) a renewing, repeating. See in-2, store, -ation

OTHER WORDS FROM instauration

in·stau·ra·tor [in-staw-rey-ter] /ˈɪn stɔˌreɪ tər/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for instauration

/ (ˌɪnstɔːˈreɪʃən) /


rare restoration or renewal

Derived forms of instauration

instaurator, noun

Word Origin for instauration

C17: from Latin instaurātiō, from instaurāre to renew
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